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Recreation, Park and Tourism Management (RPTM)

RPTM 495C Internship in Golf Management (1-4) Observation and participation under supervision in golf operations in public, private, municipal, or military settings.

RPTM 495C Internship in Golf Management (1-4)

The primary objective of this course is to complete a 40-hour per week internship at an approved golf property. While on internship the student will complete assignments involving merchandising and inventory management, food and beverage control, and portfolio development.

Main topics include:
* Merchandising and Inventory Management: creating an open-to-buy plan, pricing, sales, inventory, displaying
* Food and Beverage Control: customer survey, labor pro forma, costing, storage, and regulations
* Port Folio Development: industry problem statement and presentation

This is a required course for RPTM majors in the Golf Management Option. The internship is not open to students of other majors.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: RPTM 495B ; 2.00 cumulative grade point average

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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